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Video: This 54-year-old Emmett woman rides Bogus Basin Road on the flat of her back

They meet in the dark on the weekends in the summer, the people whom Wilkinson calls her skateboard family. About a half-dozen riders gathered in a parking lot on lower …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Grease leak forces road closures in Spokane Valley

A leaky trailer full of grease turned a busy intersection into a messy, smelly slip ‘n’ slide Tuesday afternoon, forcing the closure of parts of Broadway Avenue and Fancher Road …

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 12:48 p.m.

Fishing wire wasn’t meant to hurt a motorcyclist. It was meant to make a teddy bear float

Two 15-year-old girls wanted to string up a teddy bear in the middle of a Graham road so it would appear to float over passing drivers. But before they finished …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.

South Hill bluff conservation group to push purchase of bulldozed land

The group Friends of the Bluff, one of many organizations blindsided by the construction of a road the city deemed illegal last spring, has hopes that a central portion of …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

Spokane eyes purchase of bluff property bulldozed for illegal road as part of legal settlement

The Spokane Park Board on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize consideration of a sale option on 50 acres of private property that was partially bulldozed to build an illegal road …

Meeting will offer updates on Pines Road and Grace Avenue road project

The city of Spokane Valley will present a community meeting Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, to discuss the …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Gonzaga’s road prowess will be tested by San Diego State

Among Gonzaga basketball’s numerous noteworthy feats, the Zags’ road work ranks high on the list. They’ve won 12 straight road games, longest in the nation. They went 9-0 last season …

Stretch of Arizona road renamed after slain militia member

A 2-mile section of road in Mohave County, Arizona, is being renamed after a resident and militia member who was killed during last year’s standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge …

Workers wrap up restoration of illegal bluff road as legal battle continues

A crew from Land Expressions, the Mead-based firm responsible for restoring soil and plant life along a 1.3-mile stretch of an access road carved through conservation land earlier this year, …

Restore High Drive bluff, seek answers

Despite some calls to leave the road there, mitigation and restoration are the right moves. A beloved natural area was illegally mutilated. Use of the road could cause further damage.

Studded tires need to be removed today

State transportation officials say Thursday is the last day for Washington and Oregon drivers to remove their studded tires or face an expensive ticket. Studded tires can wear down pavement, …

Off-road vehicles spark noisy debate

OLYMPIA – Some rural residents, describing noisy off-road-vehicles barreling down country lanes, are trying to head off a new proposal that could usher more of the machines onto city and …